The Long-View of Salvation

Fixing Our Eyes on Christ

Have you ever sacrificed things in order to get something more valuable? Ever worked towards a goal and weighed out the long-view vs. the short-view, but in the end, decided the long-view goal was far more rewarding? The same concept applies to our Christian walk. Hebrews 12:11 says: “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. […]

Jesus: The Great Physician

A Primer on Depression

Self-help books, psychologists, anti-depressants, doctors, therapists, counsellors and advertisements, everyone has their own self-proclaimed brand of unique claims to fight depression and become free. Some offer freedom in 30-60 day programs. Others claim their proven process in a book claiming 6-steps will set you free. Yet, in my experience only one solution amidst all the […]

Credential-Living And Success

Discovering The True Meaning of Life

My wife and I just hung up our accomplishments and credentials up on our wall in our little apartment, and I have to admit for a second, it felt good. There is a certain pride and sense of accomplishment in seeing hard-earned, hard work, sweat, tears, and countless anxiety attacks framed in shiny glass and […]

God’s Confidence

Exodus 3:10

Do you ever doubt God’s confidence in doing what He says He will do in your life? Do you ever fail to believe His promises? If you’re human, the answer is probably a shameful and embarrassing: yes. We all do it. We all doubt God at times. Therefore, the great test of our faith in […]

Honesty And Respectability

Jeremiah 20:7

Sometimes when we pray, since we know we are talking to a Holy God, we edit our prayers and we only share the good or we are afraid to really dig deep into the struggles of our hearts and communicate them with God –the dark places. Conversely, other times we do the reverse, all we […]

The Hope Found In Dying

To Die Is Gain

One would think spending a life-time preparing for death, and having the knowledge of death, one day, would be tortuous. In some ways, that seems kind of depressing, right? Who wants to think about death, let alone believe death is real? Instead, most people are busy living. We don’t want to think about death or […]

Transferred From Dark To Light

Gaining Full Access To God's Power

2 Timothy 1:10 gives assurance to the believer that God has conquered death and given us life and light through His death and resurrection on the cross saying: “But now has been revealed by the appearing of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel” To […]

The Dead-End Road of ‘Happily Ever After’

Discovering a Greater Purpose for Your Marriage

Have you ever got wrapped up in a fairytale romance movie? Have you ever wished the movie depicted your life, as the beautiful princess and successful prince ride away into the sunset quietly and calmly living happily ever after with no war and no marital struggle or conflict at all? If we are honest, we […]